Manish Chawla

Manish is the Global Managing Director for Natural Resources industries, based in Silicon Valley, California. At IBM, Natural Resources covers the Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Metals, Mining, Paper, Building Materials and other materials industries. Manish took this role in Jan 2019 after leading the IBM business in these industries in the US, and then Asia Pacific to sustained growth. He is accountable for IBM’s business in these industries globally with a focus on strategic clients. Manish also leads the IBM strategy, solutions & partnerships globally for these industries.

Manish is helping clients leverage exponential technologies to fundamentally re-imagine their enterprises in the platform economy as they transform their enterprises across operations, customer experience and products. He has over 22 years of diverse management / technology advisory & solution experience related to global business transformations in these industries. This includes several years of frequent executive management/C-level interaction as a trusted business advisor helping his clients envision roadmaps to drive step-change in key areas of their organizations.